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Two (2) Science related books. 1st item: A VIEW OF SIR ISSAC NEWTON'S PHILOSOPHY, First Edition, by Henry Pemberton, published by S. Palmer, 1728. Hardbound quarto, 407 pages with 12 fold-out plates engraved by John Pine, rebound in one quarter brown leather with black leather blindstamped covers, gilt lettering on black leather label to spine, five raised hubs, marbled end papers. 11 1/2" H x 9 1/4" W x 2 1/4" D. 2nd item: TRAITE DE RADIOACTIVITE, Vol. I, by Madame P. [Marie] Curie, published by Gauthier-Villars, Paris, 1910. Hardcover octavo, 426 pages, including Heliogravure portrait frontispiece of her husband Pierre Curie with tissue paper guard, rebound in one quarter red leather with marbled paper sides, marbled end papers. 9 3/4" H x 6 1/2" W x 1 1/2" D. Condition: 1st item: Rebound covers in overall good condition with cracking to leather, bumped corners. Pages in overall good condition with toning, dampstaining, foxing spots, pencil inscriptions from previous owners, tears/areas of loss, largest 1 1/2" x 2". Title page with paper repairs, largest 2 3/4" x 5 1/4". 2nd item: Rebound covers in overall good condition with normal shelf wear, rubbing to leather, corners bumped. Pages in overall good condition with toning, handling wear. Two plates are present, one may be cut down.